Ciénegas del Lerma

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus LC non-breeding 1995 present A4i
Black-polled Yellowthroat Geothlypis speciosa EN resident 1995 common A1, A2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
El Calvario Parque Municipal 21 protected area contained by site 0
Ciénegas de Lerma Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,023 is identical to site 3,023


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Urban parks & gardens -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Land ownership
Tenencia de la tierra: Ejidal.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ciénegas del Lerma. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020.